Trust Talks: ‘READING’ A BUILDING ­–– National Trust ACT ­

Monday 18 March 6 pm Hotel Kurrajong

Bookings: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/event/trust-talk-1-reading-a-building/

The inaugural Trust Talk will be presented by two award-winning Canberra architects, Philip Leeson & David Hobbes. Philip and David will shed light on how we ‘read’ buildings in order to answer such questions as:

  • How old is this building?
  • What style is it?
  • Which bit was built first?
  • Who did what to this building and when?
  • What are its faults?
  • What is the most important part?
  • What can be demolished or altered without diminishing its value?

Answering these questions allows us to more fully understand a building either for our own education and interest or in order to make better informed decisions when tasked with making changes or interpreting a building.

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